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Doctor of Science in Human Geography

Shandong Normal University
Length: 3 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Doctorate / PhD
Location: Shandong
Language: English
Start date: September 2018
Price: 35,600 CNY

Program description

Program description

Doctor of Science in Humane Geography

Through this Doctor of Science degree from Shandong Normal University, students will explore three main areas of research related to Human Geography:

  • Regional sustainable development research
  • Regional planning and urban development
  • Regional economy and population development

Students will learn to apply advanced modern geographical technqiques and methods to explore the formation and variation rules of the earth's surface environment, alongside the impacts of modern human activities and ways of developing more a more harmonious man-land relationship.

Drawing inspiration from sustainable development strategies from the Shandong Province, students will explore ways to solve resource utilization and ecological environment problems.

By the end of the program, students will have developed advanced-level competencies in human geography, both theoretical and practical.

Admission requirements

To apply for this programs, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China
  • Be in good health
  • Be a bachelor degree holder in the same major or in a related field of interest
  • Be under the age of 40
  • Hold one of the following English language proficiency certifications (not required for native English speakers):
    • TOEFL (Score 80 or above)
    • IELTS (Score 6.0 or above)
  • Recommendations from two professors

Tuition & fees

The cost of this course is ¥35,600. Contact the university to learn more about course fees and payment options.

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Shandong Normal University

Shandong Normal University - Shandong, China

Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is a major university in the Chinese province of Shandong and has been in operation since 1950. Over 37,000 students study full-time in the 25 schools/colleges that make up SDNU. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and...

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Shandong Normal University

88 East Wenhua Road
Jinan, Shandong

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